Showing posts with tag: breakaway
Every year, the Tour De France serves as a 3-week showcase for cycling’s top talent. As the world’s premier bike race, it’s the perfect opportunity for amateur riders to watch and learn from the sport’s best. What lessons can the average racer take away from the first half of this year’s Tour?
A strong team can command a race making your hopes of victory slim. Their mix of talent and strategy can seem overwhelming. When racing, the cards you have may not be winning cards, but it would be a shame not to play them. These tips from Team Clif Bar can push the odds in your favor when racing against a dominant team.
Not every breakaway is successful, but your race doesn’t have to be over just because you got caught. These pro tips will help when you need to sprint for the win after your breakaway fails.
Setting expectations for the first race of the season, race tactics for when you miss the break, what to eat during a rest week and more is all covered in Episode 242 of The Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
While every breakaway is going to be different, there are always things you can do to optimize your performance in a breakaway and increase the probability of a win. For more on race tactics check out our Race Analysis YouTube Playlist. Establishing a Gap Establishing a gap is the hardest part of a breakaway, both…
Reaching optimal body composition, how to make a breakaway successful, dealing with heartburn while training and much more will be discussed live on Episode 231 of The Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast.
Join us live for another episode of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast! We’ll be covering why retired pro cyclists are still so fast, years after retirement, how cadence and different muscles affect fatigue, and some recent research on nutrition hacks. Tune in Thursday, April 4 at 8:00am Pacific.
Not many teams know more about breakaways than Clif Bar Racing, and their status as USA Crits Champions Lap Leader Champions backs that up. Tune in as we go over every aspect of how to start, manage and successfully execute a breakaway.
A special live Q&A episode with Team Clif Bar Cycling’s Pete Morris covering everything from crit tactics to nutrition. Topics covered in this episode How to train with specificity for time trials Pete’s favorite Clif Bar How to know when to brake coming into turns How to “roll” turns without braking How to time…
In this special episode we discussed how to use team camps to make you faster and team tactics for criteriums with Team Clif Bar Cycling. Topics covered in this episode The difference between team camp and training camp The importance of team bonding for cyclists How fit are pro cyclists? Why power to weight…
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